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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Markyate, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Markyate...

Markyate is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2826 people. The water temperature around Markyate changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.5°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Markyate is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Markyate?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Markyate is approximately:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Markyate. The next good one is Shoreham, which is about 70.6km (43.8miles) away from Markyate. Click here for more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Markyate are Hot pipe, which is ca 70.6km (43.8miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located 71.6km (44.5miles) from Markyate.

Are there nice beaches located close to Markyate?

No, there are not many beaches near to Markyate. One beach, which is not too far away, is Tenby, which is only 24.6km (15.3miles) away from Markyate. Another gorgeous beach near Markyate is Dornoch, roughly 28.3km (17.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Markyate?

The water temperature around Markyate is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Markyate?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Markyate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Markyate...

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